Kae (Eppley) Gruner

Licensing Associate

Licensing Group

Phone: (404) 727-1969

Email: keppley@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Juris Doctorate, Law, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • Masters of Law, Intellectual Property, University of Akron, Arkon, Ohio
  • Bachelors of Arts, Biology & Spanish, Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio


Kae recently became the newest member of the licensing team. Previously she served as Contract Specialist for the office. Prior to joining the office, she worked as a patent attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, where her primary responsibilities included writing legal opinions relating to her research and analysis of patent documents and scientific articles in the pharmaceutical arts. In addition to her Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Spanish from Hiram College, she earned a Juris Doctor and Masters of Law in Intellectual Property from the University of Akron School of Law in Ohio. Since entering the legal profession, Kae has enjoyed leading public seminars on topics relating to business, contract law, innovation & patents, trademark law, and other legal issues often encountered by inventors and new startups.

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